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National Sales Assistant

Hearst Television, Sacramento, CA USA

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KQCA My58, the Hearst Television independent station in Sacramento, CA, is now interviewing candidates for a National Sales Assistant. Excellent telephone, email and verbal communication and problem-solving skills are required. Applicant must show enthusiasm, work initiative, and possess strong organizational and computer skills, including MS Office. Accuracy and the ability to interact with clients and our rep firm in a professional manner is essential. Learning database and industry software is required. This career opportunity is a great way to become an important part of a highly respected TV station and begin/advance a career with Hearst and an industry-leading television station group. In-person attendance is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist National Sales Manager in day-to-day duties.
  • Enter and maintain all national orders.
  • Effectively communicate with national sales representatives and advertising agencies across the country.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of Nielsen ratings, Wide Orbit, Kantar and other research tools.
  • Create supportive marketing materials for the sales team and assist in the development of sales proposals, advertising packages and client presentations.
  • Assist with political, paid programming and direct response advertising.
  • Support the local sales and receptionist teams as needed.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential.
  • Must be highly focused, organized, and detail oriented.
  • Consistently meet deadlines in a challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Work cooperatively with managers, co-workers, and clients to deliver a high-level of service.
  • Capable of learning new systems promptly and thoroughly.
  • Must take pride in work, respond to instructions well, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy working independently.
  • Proficient in all programs of Microsoft Office. (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Related military experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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